cannot speak of the tragedy of Calvary because there can be no tragedy in
relation to Jesus or Mary. The fulfillment of God's will can never be
Reflection: What great insight! How does this impact your
perspective of your own cross? Remember, God's will is expressed through
His perfect will as well as His permissive will. Since nothing happens to
us without God's knowledge, our sorrows are permitted for a greater good
to be manifested. What greater good have you seen come from past sorrows?
What greater good might God be working through your current dolor of the
So I take this as my MOMENT OF GRACE for the week...it connects with something a friend said to me. She said, "God will choose my Lent, He always does." And right before Lent began, some challenges arose. More will come, I am sure, as I pray to God to open my eyes to ways I can improve. I will lift these crosses up to God in trust for the greater good He will bring.
There is nothing uglier, nothing worse than the Crucifixion....Deicide.
Yet from it God brought the greatest beauty, the greatest Good....Redemption.